12:50 GMT26 November 2020
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    First two Su-35S jets to enter service with Russia's Eastern Military District.

    KHABAROVSK (Sputnik) An air regiment of Russia's Eastern Military District (EMD) will receive its first two Su-35S fighter jets soon, the head of EMD's press service said Monday.

    "Two new Su-35S 4++ generation jets are due to enter service with the EMD air regiment deployed in Primorsky Territory," Col. Alexander Gordeyev told reporters.

    According to Gordeyev, the first two Su-35S jets will conduct a flight in Primorsky Territory after signing the necessary documents, with performance validation flights scheduled for the current week.

    The Sukhoi Su-35, a 4++ generation aircraft, is an upgraded version of the Su-27 multirole fighter.


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